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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 16, 2018

Tyler County man admits to selling methamphetamine

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Charles C. Williamson, of Sistersville, West Virginia, has admitted to methamphetamine distribution, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Williamson, age 31, pled guilty to one count of “Aiding and Abetting the Distribution of Methamphetamine.” Williamson admitted to selling methamphetamine in November of 2017 in Tyler County. 

Williamson faces up to 20 years incarceration and a fine of up to $1,000,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert H. McWilliams, Jr., is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Drug Enforcement Administration and the Marshall County Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge James E. Seibert presided.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated July 20, 2018